About Murrells Inlet

Get a taste of living the quaint life by taking a trip to Murrells Inlet in South Carolina. A small fishing village, this destination is sure to be the perfect location for relaxation and the discovery of nature and culture. Book your Murrells Inlet vacation rental with FlipKey, today.

About Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet is in Georgetown county of South Carolina. The land around the destination goes back thousands and thousands of years before history was ever recorded, so you could say the area is fairly ancient!

In 2010, it was recorded that there were just 8547 people living within Murrells Inlet, therefore this small fishing village is ideal for those looking for a quiet getaway. If you're a fan of the outdoors, you'll appreciate that the location is fairly unspoilt and most of it remains untouched, with absolutely no commercial assets.

Due to the nature of the resort, Murrells Inlet has an array of incredible seafood dishes and is known as the 'Seafood Capital of South Carolina'. Here, you can try crabs, oysters, and fresh fish which have all been caught locally. Steak is also a popular dish.

What to do

Murrells Inlet is known for its wide range of sports and activities. Despite being a small-scale resort, there are plenty of opportunities for thrill seekers. Choices include water sports such as parasailing, jet-skiing and even having a ride on a banana boat!

If thrilling activities isn't your thing, you may wish to take a trip to Brookgreen Gardens, where you’ll find a wide selection of impressive sculptures by talented American artists. Or, there's also the option to go to try a Carolina Safari in which you should be able to spot dolphins, and a whole host of rare marine life. A short trip down the highway will bring you to Huntington Beach State Park, and here you’ll spot rare birds, as well as the option to go fishing and take part in other nature programs.

Top Travel tips

Coast RTA is a dependable source of transportation, should you need to get around the resort via public transport, or you may decide to hire a car to get around.

The weather in Murrells Inlet is fairly mild, even during the summer months, which is beneficial if you're not a fan of the heat. Because this destination is local to beaches, you'll find that it can be breezy at times which keeps the temperatures down. Travelling to Murrells Inlet would be ideal at any time of the year.

If you're on the lookout for a quaint getaway with culture and natural beauty, you won't want to pass Murrells Inlet by. This outdoorsy resort is quiet, with enough to keep you occupied throughout your stay. Book your Murrells Inlet vacation rental with FlipKey!